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Country Tea Room, Dimmingsdale

Discover home-cooked meals, delicious desserts and idyllic woodland walks in one of the most picturesque parts of the Staffordshire Moorlands.


Truly one of Staffordshire’s hidden gems.

A walker’s & nature lover’s paradise.

Enjoy A Real Taste Of Staffordshire

Whenever possible, we buy our ingredients from local suppliers within Staffordshire & Derbyshire. Allowing us to support our local community, reduce our environmental impact and ensure the quality of our ingredients are consistently high.


Dimmingsdale & The Churnet Valley have inspired  3 generations of our family. As a family and a business, we are committed to preserving and enhancing the environment around us.

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Nestled in Dimmingsdale in the beautiful Churnet Valley is the Ramblers Retreat, a family-run, award winning Country Tearoom.

Since 1981, our family has welcomed visitors with a range of traditional, homemade meals, snacks & cakes.

And as well as enjoying a delicious meal, you can also take in the beauty and tranquillity of Dimmingsdale by strolling through the valley using one of the established woodland walks.

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  • Easter lunch 2024

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